Chinese (Mandarin) courses in Shanghai

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Welcome to the biggest city in China, where a Chinese course in Shanghai will allow you to explore everything from idyllic parks to glittering skyscrapers! Learning Chinese in Shanghai is perfect for learners looking for modernity and adventure - in this innovative city, you’ll spend your time discovering incredible sights while practising your Chinese every day. Opt for an unforgettable language study holiday and study Chinese in Shanghai!

Chinese (Mandarin) courses in Shanghai
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(Mandarin) Chinese schools in Shanghai

The futuristic, frenetic, and lively Shanghai contrasts with the oases of calm that the city still preserves: narrow streets lined with shade trees, bars, cafés, boutiques and art galleries, which you can explore while learning Chinese in Shanghai. On a Chinese course in Shanghai at one of our partner schools, you’ll learn the language in immersive, dynamic classes, and get to take your skills out onto the city streets. As you study Chinese in Shanghai, you’ll also get to experience iconic city sights - from the Shanghai Museum to Yu Garden!

Why study (Mandarin) Chinese in Shanghai?

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City life
  • Shanghai is a city bursting with life, where on a Chinese course in Shanghai you can have diverse experiences, like admiring the glittering skyline at The Bund and shopping in characterful Tianzifang - contact us for more information about living in Shanghai.
  • Don’t miss your chance to see the city from above at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, observe European architecture in the French Concession area, and try a hot xiaolongbao (soup dumpling)
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  • While you learn Chinese in Shanghai, there’s plenty to explore outside the city limits - head to charming Hangzhou for the pretty West Lake or lose yourself in the canals of Suzhou.
  • Moganshan is the perfect destination for nature-lovers, an incredible mountain region far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, where you can explore numerous hiking trails
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  • Shanghai is a vibrant Asian city where there’s so much for you to explore on your language course abroad, from local food and brewery tours to Chinese cooking classes!
  • You might join a cycling tour of the city to explore its historic sights at speed while sports fans can head to Shanghai Yinqixing indoor ski slope to practice their snowboarding or skiing skills!

Popular questions about studying (Mandarin) Chinese in Shanghai:

How much does it cost to live and study in Shanghai?

Living and studying Chinese in Shanghai, there are several costs you’ll have to consider. Travelling around the city is simple with the subway, which costs just 0.25 EUR (2 CNY). Elsewhere, while eating out at a restaurant can average 5 EUR (40 CNY) depending on the dish. Our Chinese courses in Shanghai start from 555 EUR for two weeks of classes, and you can reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language study holiday in Shanghai!

What are the benefits of studying (Mandarin) Chinese in Shanghai?

  • Shanghai is an incredibly diverse city, where, as you learn Chinese abroad, you’ll discover historic architecture and modern attractions!
  • Professionals learning Chinese in Shanghai will find plenty to enjoy in the attractive jobs market, while younger learners can experience the unique culture and cuisine of the city

What type of (Mandarin) Chinese courses can I study in Shanghai?

Our partner schools offer a variety of courses for all learners, so whether you’re a beginner or an advanced Mandarin learner, you’ll be able to take the perfect language study holiday. The Chinese courses in Shanghai our partner schools offer include:

  • Conversational Mandarin lessons
  • Combined private and group courses, from A1 to C1 level
  • Business Mandarin lessons

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